Articles & Research

Archaeologists examine the skeleton of a Roman soldier who tried to save people from Vesuvius volcano

Archaeologists in Italy are studying the remains of a Roman soldier buried in the sand in Herculaneum when Vesuvius erupted on October 24, 79 AD, and the presence of this Roman soldier indicates that hundreds of ancient Romans who fled the eruption of Vesuvius were just minutes away from being rescued by boat, but they all died.

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Scrap For Cash Before Coins

How did people living in the Bronze Age manage their finances before money became widespread? Researchers from the Universities of Gottingen and Rome have discovered that bronze scrap found in hoards in Europe circulated as a currency

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New, Almost Non-Destructive Archaeogenetic Sampling Method Developed

An Austrian-American research team (University of Vienna, Department Evolutionary Anthropology and Harvard Medical School

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Less Wastage During Production Of Marble Slabs In The Roman Imperial Period Than Today

When it comes to ancient Roman imperial architecture, most people usually have a mental image of white marble statues, columns, or slabs

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Community responses to protecting archaeological sites during conflict:

Evidence from Northwest Syria A Briefing Paper by Adnan Almohamad published by CARA Download the English PDFDownload

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The destruction of the temple of Baalashmin in the ancient city of Palmyra

The Temple of Baalshamin was an ancient temple in the city of Palmyra, Syria, dedicated to the Canaanite sky god Baalshamin.

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